Nassau, Bahamas – Bahamas Press can confirm the passing of noted attorney, Dennis Gomez. The 59 year-old officer of the court was gunned down outside his law practice on Friday night. The incident recorded the 9th murder for the year.
Detectives on the ground tell us Gomez was leaving his East Bay law firm when he was approached by a gunman, who then opened fire on him hitting the victim once with a bullet to the head and five  shots to the chest; piercing his lungs and damaging major arteries to the heart. According to the medical team attending to Gomez, “He had a slim chance of survival.” He died late Saturday night.
The motive for the slaying is still unknown at this hour, however police believe the incident was the results of an armed robbery gone bad.
Dennis was called to the Bahamas Bar on October 12th, 1977. An Anglican he worshiped at Christ Church Cathedral on George Street. Dennis was married to the former Jeanine Weech of Bimini, who is also an officer of the court and has served the country in the capacity as a magistrate.
Dean of the Cathedral, The Rev’d Patrick Adderley expressed sadness upon the passing of Gomez and called on worshipers to pray for the family in their hour of bereavement.
Bahamas Press expresses our sincere condolences to the Gomez family, his church family and the wider circle of friends within the legal fraternity on his passing.
May the soul and the soul of all the faithful departed through the mercies of our sweet Jesus, REST IN PEACE!